Diabetes Blog | OKRA

We’re Here for You

Welcome to OKRA’s diabetes blog! Here you’ll find information, tips, and useful articles to help you navigate living with diabetes. We know it can be overwhelming to receive a diabetes diagnosis. But we want you to know that we’re here for you, and we want to help you make the best choices for your treatment. We support you by providing the latest updates on diabetes treatment, research, tips, and news with our diabetes blog. 

The field of healthcare is constantly evolving. Every year, we learn more about the best ways to manage and treat Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. If you want to stay up to date on the latest diabetes information, then you’re in the right place.

Dan Lee

Glucose Meters and Accuracy: What You Need To Know

OKRA News #02 By Dan Lee Is the OKRA Care Meter Accurate? TThe short answer is yes. OKRA Care meters are extremely accurate. They are FDA-approved and more affordable than most test kits that are currently on the market. No insurance is needed when purchasing OKRA Care test strips, and the affordability of our meters makes them an excellent choice for managing your diagnosis at home. How Accurate Is the Average Glucose Meter? In order to be approved by the FDA, there are strict blood glucose meter accuracy requirements that each glucometer device must meet. Contrary to what many people...

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Dan Lee

Why You Never Need Insurance for OKRA Testing

OKRA News #01 By Dan Lee Does OKRA take any type of insurance for their test kits? The answer is no, and here’s why. Insurance Coverage Increases the Cost of Diabetes The cost of glucose meters varies tremendously and, unfortunately, you don’t always get what you pay for. Just because a given meter is provided by a diabetes health insurance provider or a doctor doesn’t mean that it is any more accurate than other brands on the market. All FDA-approved devices in the United States are required to be within the same accuracy range in order to qualify for approval....

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Learn from the Experts

OKRA was founded as a branch of our parent company, OSANG Healthcare. Our team of experts has over 25 years of experience in the medical supplies industry, and we’re passionate about passing that knowledge on to you. OKRA believes that everyone deserves to have the best and most up-to-date health information in order to make informed decisions about their health. We stay on top of the constantly evolving field of diabetes treatment, so that you have the knowledge you need to feel confident in your treatment decisions.

Knowledge Is Power

When you first get diagnosed with (pre)diabetes, ignoring your diagnosis may feel easier than researching it, and we can’t say we blame you — a diagnosis can be intimidating! But staying informed is one of the best ways to stay healthy when you’re living with diabetes. OKRA provides necessary, accurate, and trustworthy information in our diabetes blog, so you can understand the basics of this disease without being misled by false information.

Find the comprehensive information you need to manage your treatment by reading our latest diabetes articles. Our goal is to keep an open dialogue about living with diabetes and get you the right information to make informed choices about managing your treatment. Take a look through our diabetes blog posts on Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes to learn more about diagnosing and treating your diabetes type.

Navigating this complicated disease can be overwhelming, so we explain all the necessary information in easy-to-read and straightforward diabetes articles. We also cover information about our own equipment, including our blood glucose meter and test strips. Additionally, OKRA has created helpful guides to using and troubleshooting your OKRA Test Kit, so you can be an expert home-user.

Be sure to check our diabetes blog regularly for new diabetes articles and helpful updates. OKRA’s goal is to build a community of healthy patients who are living happily with diabetes, and that starts with keeping you informed!